BYU CIBER Hosts Third Annual High School Business Language Competition
Thursday Mar 08 2012
Students from Utah high schools along the Wasatch Front tested their language and business skills in the third annual High School Language Competition hosted by the Whitmore Global Management Center/BYU CIBER and the Center for the Study of Europe at Brigham Young University.
Book Outlines Methods for Reducing Recidivism
Wednesday Mar 07 2012
When it comes to preventing criminals from returning to crime, successful methods can be hard to come by. A Marriott School of Management professor has teamed up with RealVictory, a recidivism reducing program, to publish a book that looks at solutions to the social problem.
BYU Marriott School Announces 2012 Hawes Scholars
Tuesday Mar 06 2012
The Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management named ten MBA candidates as its 2012 Hawes Scholars. The honor, which carries a cash award of $10,000, is the highest distinction given to MBA students at the school.
Video Game Creator Named 2012 Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Thursday Mar 01 2012
From his humble beginnings as owner of a lemonade stand to becoming founder of a million-dollar gaming company, Brad Moss was rewarded for his latest entrepreneurial endeavors by winning the Student Entrepreneur of the Year. The competition, sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, recognizes student entrepreneurs for running profitable companies while in school and comes with a cash prize of $10,000.
Online Role-Playing Games Hurt Marital Satisfaction, Says BYU Study
Wednesday Feb 22 2012
Online role playing games negatively affect real-life marital satisfaction, according to a new Brigham Young University study published Feb. 15 in the Journal of Leisure Research.
BYU Team Wins International Business Model Competition
Friday Feb 17 2012
A Brigham Young University student business may have created the perfect solution for those who are always searching in vain for a parking spot. At the second-annual International Business Model Competition, XoomPark won the grand prize of $12,000 cash for its idea of a parking reservation website. XoomPark bested five other teams at the competition, sponsored by the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
BYU Study Finds Unexplored Link Between Airlines’ Profitability And Their Accident Rates
Wednesday Feb 08 2012
Airlines' accident risk is highest when they are performing very close to their financial targets, according to a study by a professor in BYU's Marriott School of Management.
Accounting Programs Ranked Top Three for 17th Consecutive Year
Friday Feb 03 2012
For the 17th straight year the Brigham Young University School of Accountancy received a top-3 ranking from the Public Accounting Report, reinforcing its position among the nation's best accounting schools.
MBA Students Place Third at International Logistics Competition
Tuesday Jan 17 2012
After 24 hours in their war room analyzing a supply chain problem, a team of Brigham Young University MBA students emerged with a solution that took home a top finish.
Effective Product Packaging Can Be Counter-Productive, New Study Finds
Friday Dec 30 2011
A new study has found that the same persuasive packaging that can lead consumers to buy a particular product can also cause them to use less of it once they take it home – thus reducing its long-term sales.
Ballard Center Names New Fellows
Tuesday Dec 20 2011
Two international educators will continue to bring their innovative expertise to Brigham Young University as newly named fellows for the Ballard Center for Economic Self-Reliance.
Sub-for-Santa Helps Needy Families
Thursday Dec 01 2011
They may not have snowy white beards or don red suits, but Marriott School of Management students and faculty are still finding ways to brighten Christmas for local children. Through the Sub-for-Santa project, sponsored by United Way and the Marriott School Student Council, more than 100 needy families in Utah County will receive gifts this holiday season.
BYU RMYL Students Place First in National Quiz Bowl
Wednesday Nov 30 2011
At one point the Brigham Young University recreation management and youth leadership team was down more than 2,000 points. But that didn't stop its members from turning things around and taking home the first-place trophy at the annual National Recreation and Parks Association Quiz Bowl.
Marriott School Hosts First Women in Business Conference
Tuesday Nov 29 2011
Women were challenged to develop a deeper understanding of themselves and to be authentic at the first Women in Business Conference at Brigham Young University. Held Oct. 28-29, the conference allowed participants from across the country to gather and exchange views on topics concerning women in the business world.
Four Years Family Strong
Tuesday Nov 29 2011
The Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University is adding another title to its collection, but this one has been seen before. For the fourth year in a row, the Marriott School has been voted the most family-friendly business school in the United States by The Princeton Review.
John Stropki Honored with International Executive of the Year Award
Monday Nov 28 2011
The Marriott School of Management and Brigham Young University named John Stropki, chairman, CEO and president of Lincoln Electric, as the 2011 International Executive of the Year. The award is given annually to honor outstanding executives who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and high ethical standards.
Professors Win Award for Best Accounting Ranking Methodology
Wednesday Nov 23 2011
Two accounting professors from Brigham Young University were honored with the Best Paper Award from the Issues in Accounting Education journal for their work in spotlighting others' research.
Beta Alpha Psi Wins Prestigious Ethics Award
Monday Nov 21 2011
Since 1965 BYU's Gamma Alpha chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been serving on campus and in the Provo community. This year it reached out to a new audience — local high school students — a move that made it stand out from 270 international applicants to win $5,000 and the first-ever Beta Alpha Psi 2011 Ethics Award.
Focusing Social Innovation in Nation’s Backyard
Friday Nov 18 2011
Social innovators usually focus their attention on foreign countries. But for at least one Brigham Young University student participating in the Peery Film Festival, social innovation is just as important domestically.
Indiana University Wins Business Language Case Competition
Wednesday Nov 16 2011
Competing against nine other teams, Indiana University took top honors at BYU's fifth Business Language Case Competition. This year the event, held Nov. 11, challenged students to apply their Spanish skills to critical business decisions.